How to Analyze the Works of Andy Warhol

How to Analyze the Works of Andy Warhol

by Michael Fallon

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Overview

Have you ever looked at a work of art and wondered what it means? Andy Warhol's innovative style of Pop Art has intrigued viewers for decades. By using critical theory, you might find inspiring new ideas in Warhol's bold use of color and surprisingly commonplace subjects. Critical theory allows viewers to examine the influences behind a creation as well as the impacts of that creation. Consider how others have critiqued Andy Warhol's work. You may discover an entirely fresh view of art-your own.

Essential Critiques introduces readers to critical theory and its application. By discussing and analyzing the art of pop culture icons in theater, literature, film, art, and music, this unique series guides students through the process of thinking critically, creating a thesis, and supporting their arguments. A brief biography of each artist pairs with summaries of his or her works, allowing readers to examine and apply New Criticism, feminist theory, reader response, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616135348
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Essential Critiques Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Critiques 6

Chapter 2 A Closer Look at Andy Warhol 13

Chapter 3 An Overview of 32 Campbell's Soup Cans 22

Chapter 4 How to Apply Reception Theory to 32 Campbell's Soup Cans 33

Chapter 5 An Overview of Turquoise Marilyn and 16 Jackies 45

Chapter 6 How to Apply Biographical Criticism to Turquoise Marilyn and 16 Jackies 53

Chapter 7 An Overview of Brillo Boxes 65

Chapter 8 How to Apply Marxist Theory to Brillo Boxes 71

Chapter 9 An Overview of Mickey Mouse 83

Chapter 10 How to Apply Formalist Criticism to Mickey Mouse 87

You Critique It 96

Timeline 98

Glossary 100

Bibliography of Works and Criticism 102

Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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